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Where to Find the Best Tacos in Myrtle Beach

With so many restaurants stretching from North Myrtle Beach to Myrtle Beach, it can be hard to decide which ones to visit on your vacation. There are so many different options from Italian to authentic Mexican food and even Polish food on the Grand Strand. There is something everyone will love in North Myrtle Beach, especially if you are in the mood for authentic Mexican food. Whether you were looking to celebrate taco Tuesday, or you are just interested in enjoying a nice cold margarita after a long day at the beach, here are a few of our favorite taco places in North Myrtle beach. 

Taco Mundo

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 If you do the taco scene in North Myrtle Beach, Taco Mundo has made a big splash in Barefoot Landing. This Cantina offers everything from tacos, quesadillas, fajitas, and burritos, all while you enjoy a nice view of the Intracoastal Waterway.  Choose from their indoor or outdoor seating or take a lap around their gift shop to find the perfect souvenir. The indoor-outdoor atmosphere offers a laid-back, casual vibe that is perfect for a long day out on the water. 

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The Rich History of Myrtle Beach

Located on a 60 mile stretch of beach in the Grand Strand sits North Myrtle Beach. A part of Horry County, South Carolina, North Myrtle Beach came about in 1968. Made from four different municipalities north of Myrtle Beach, Cherry Grove Beach, Crescent Beach, Ocean Drive Beach, and Windy Hill are all considered a part of North Myrtle Beach. The town has quickly grown from a quiet, laid-back beach town, to one of the most popular southeastern vacation destinations. While the town still holds its slower pace and of course charm, you can find the streets in the summer filled with visitors from all over, coming to experience the beach lifestyle. Take a walk down memory lane in North Myrtle Beach and learn it’s rich history and culture. 

The First Settlers

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It comes as no surprise that North Myrtle Beach was originally inhabited by Native Americans. The Waccamaw and Winyah Indians resided in the area and named it Chicora, or the land. Still, to this day there is a large rental company named after those who first lived here. Most of North Myrtle and Myrtle Beach was originally an Indian trail. Later this same trail became the common route from northern states to surrounding cities like Charleston or Savannah. While the English and Spanish did eventually come and settle in this area, there are still many artifacts such as arrows and pottery that you can find.

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Where to See Live Music in Myrtle Beach

When traveling to North Myrtle Beach it is essential to visit and experience several different things in the area. Of course, the beach itself is most important, but there are many other attractions and activities to visit on the Grand Strand that will create unforgettable memories. From waterparks to shopping in Barefoot Landing or Broadway at the Beach there is always something going on. Locals and visitors both love the nightlife or live music that the Grand Strand offers. Enjoy a concert on ocean blvd, or in one of your favorite restaurants. You can always catch a live set somewhere. Here are a few of our favorite live music venues to check out on your beach vacation.

Barefoot Landing

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Not only is Barefoot Landing a great way to spend an evening due to its shopping and dining options, but it is also wonderful for live entertainment. They offer many restaurants with outside and inside music venues. 

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How to Spend the 4th of July in Myrtle Beach

With Summer now in full swing, it is time to start planning how you will celebrate Independence Day while on your vacation. North Myrtle Beach offers many different activities, festivities, and much more to keep you busy and entertained no matter what time of year you visit. However, The typical festivities are no match to the 4th of July celebration that happens in and around Myrtle Beach. Whether you are interested in spending the day on the beach oh, on a boat, or running a 5k there is something for everyone here. Here are a few of our favorite things to do on July 4th in and around North Myrtle Beach.

Myrtle Beach Pelicans 

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Nothing is as patriotic as a nice game of baseball and a stellar light show afterwards. The Pelicans have been playing a 4th of July game for years and putting on a fantastic firework show at the end of the game. Enjoy watching the game or see the fireworks all the way from the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk. You will love every second of this family experience. 

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North Myrtle Beach Rental Chairs & Umbrella Information

There is nothing quite like a relaxing, luxurious beach vacation in South Carolina. Whether you want to enjoy invigorating water sports and other lively activities, or you would rather just lay back and leisurely absorb the sight of the sea, the sunshine, and the sounds of the waves, all while sipping away at a cool, refreshing drink – you want to make sure that you are able to do so in maximum comfort, while you are also being protected from the heat.

 

*Updated May 2021*

 

Bringing your own beach chairs and umbrellas -especially if arriving with children- is unnecessarily complicated; North Myrtle beach chairs are readily available for short- and long-term rentals through North Myrtle Beach Services. From late April to mid-October, you can rent beach chairs and umbrellas from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm each day.

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Beach Services can also help you to set up your reserved chairs ahead, taking all chores off your shoulders, so you can relax and enjoy your well-deserved vacation without having to worry about any technical details, delays, or frustration. For your complete ease of mind, Beach Services are offering cold drinks and refreshments as well -at an additional cost -along the beach, making your North Myrtle Beach vacation even more hassle-free and convenient.

 

How To Rent Beach Chairs and Umbrellas

Renting your beach chairs and umbrellas is extremely easy! You have two simple options to choose from:

Call Beach Services at (843) 280-5684, or
Visit the website of the City of North Myrtle Beach Parks and Recreation Department to secure your rental at:

https://www.nmb.us/217/Chair-Umbrella-Rentals

Whichever option you may select, you will be presented with the available Daily, Weekly, and Season passes, along with special, Combo Packages offered.

North Myrtle Beach List of Chair and Umbrella Rentals

You have many convenient rental options to choose from:

Daily Rental Prices:

Full Day Chair: $15
Full Day Umbrellas: $25
Daily Combo, including 2 chairs and 1 umbrella: $35

Weekly Rental Prices:

Weekly Chair rental: $65
Weekly Umbrella rental: $100
Weekly Combo, including 2 chairs and 1 umbrella: $160

 

All prices are valid as of June 2021.

As you see, renting North Myrtle Beach chairs needn’t be a complicated process. Begin to plan your South Carolina getaway now, and rest assured, you will have a relaxing, comfortable, and worry-free stay in North Myrtle Beach!

Everything You Need to Know About Dancing the Carolina Shag

The National Shag Dance has been around for over 80 years. Originating along the Atlantic ocean in Cherry Grove Beach, South Carolina the dance has remained a part of the culture since its creation. Each year North Myrtle Beach holds a shag competition where dancers from all over come to attend and dance. The shag dance is a partner dance that is typically done to shag music or upbeat beach music. The dance is coined to be a descendent of the Carolina Jitterbug and its predecessor “Little Apple” which is a version of “The Big Apple”.

There have been many films made about the shack dance that feature shaggers from all over the world. However, if you don’t know much about the shag, no worries you came to the right spot. Here’s everything you need to know about the Carolina shag dance.

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The Best Amusement Parks in Myrtle Beach

Myrtle Beach or the Grand Strand offers over 60 miles of beautiful oceanfront activities. From strolling down ocean boulevard to shelling on the beach, the fun never ends in the sunny state of South Carolina. From the ocean to the shopping malls there are many different areas that feature amusement parks, rides, and water parks.  For those who are adrenaline junkies, here are a few of our favorite amusement parks and water parks around town that will be the perfect way to spend a day with the whole family. 

Broadway Amusement Rides

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How to Host Your Own Low Country Boil

There’s nothing that says a beach vacation quite like a low country boil night.  For those who are unfamiliar with a low country boil, get ready to experience your new favorite meal. Low Country boils were originally called Frogmore stew. The origin is credited to Richard Gay, a National Guardsman.  Gay had the job of cooking for over 100 soldiers who were hungry, tired, and ready for a good meal. That is when they decided to use an old family recipe that became a beloved staple in the Lowcountry. Made from one pot this catch-all dish offers a delicious source of protein, starch, and even vegetables depending on the recipe. So if you find yourself without dinner plans one night at the beach, consider cooking up a low country boil and hosting the best dinner event ever. Here are a few of our tips and tricks to creating the best event as well as a few recipes.

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All You Can Eat Crab Legs In North Myrtle Beach

If you are looking for a night out with your family to relax and indulge in different foods, look no further. North Myrtle Beach is home to many all-you-can-eat seafood buffets providing some of the freshest seafood around. From all you can eat crab legs, to hush puppies and fried fish, you certainly won’t leave hungry. For those with picky eaters, there are over 150 items on most buffets to ensure there is something everyone will love. With so many seafood restaurants to choose from, it’s hard to find the perfect place. To make it easier we have compiled a list of our favorite restaurants that offer all-you-can-eat crab legs.

Bennett’s Calabash

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Steakhouses In North Myrtle Beach

No matter where you are on vacation or at home there’s nothing that beats a good steak dinner. From the bread and butter served as you sit down or a steaming hot loaded baked potato, this dinner has always been a crowd favorite. North Myrtle Beach is home to many Seafood restaurants as we are so close to the ocean. However, there are many steakhouses that give seafood restaurants a run for their money. Here are A few of our favorite Steakhouses in North Myrtle Beach.  

21 Main at North Beach

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